Mr Paul Morantz
Principal Research Fellow
Location: Building 70, Cranfield campus
T: +44 (0)1234 754942
Manufacturing and Materials
- large scale ultra precision surfaces technologies
- metrology of large optics
- freeform diamond machining
- ultra precision machine design.
- Flann Microwave
Paul Morantz is an internationally respected Precision Engineer and an established Project Manager with an exceptional record in the fields of precision motion control, precision metrology and machine tool development. Having experience in the development and delivery of major precision engineering research and development programmes, he has additional experience in specialist software development and technology management.
Following a successful industrial career, Paul joined Cranfield University in 2000. He led the development of Cranfield’s unique £1 million large optics grinder (BoX®). He developed the metrology of ultra-precise space optics for the James Webb Space Telescope (Hubble’s successor, launch 2013) having sole metrology sign off authority on its most critical mid-infrared spectrometer components. He has been key in securing for Cranfield EPSRC’s first Integrated Knowledge Centre (a £7.8 million grant).